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Lump in lower right back- when I slouch it moves down and when I sit back up it moves up, certain positions make it not as visible/moveable, ?

Lump in lower right back- when I slouch it moves down and when I sit back up it moves up, certain positions make it not as visible/moveable, ?

A Benign: Growth, such a cyst or lipoma, ought to be considered and may be most likely. An md visit might offer reassurance. ...Read more

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Moveable lump in lower right back- moves down when I slouch and moves back up when I sit up- 'dissapears' in certain positions?

Moveable lump in lower right back- moves down when I slouch and moves back up when I sit up- 'dissapears' in certain positions?

Benign mass: You might look up "lipomas" and "schmerol's node" (spelling only approximate). The latter is a benign overdeveloped cartilage at the sacroiliac joint region of the low back. Neither portends much in the way of future medical problems. ...Read more

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Lump in lower right back for about 5 yrs. 3 yrs increasingly severe femoral nerve pain. Now losing muscle mass in right leg, pain when squatting?

Lump in lower right back for about 5 yrs. 3 yrs increasingly severe femoral nerve pain. Now losing muscle mass in right leg, pain when squatting?

Needs consultation: Recommend a neurological visit, and consider both imaging and EMG study. If your femoral nerve is involved, you can lose muscle bulk and strength over your thigh, and this can potentially be reversed. Not knowing the character of the "lump", would suggest at least a surgical consult also. ...Read more

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Lower back pains when I run on uneven surface and recently felt a small lump on my lower right back?

Lower back pains when I run on uneven surface and recently felt a small lump on my lower right back?

More info needed: Given your age, this is very likely a non-sinister cause like a muscular injury or strain. However, as others have said, you need to be examined + go through the history in much more detail to be sure. A physiotherapist or a GP are both good places to start. ...Read more

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I have a pretty large size lump on my lower right back, I have tightness of my muscle on that side and pain sitting or standing. What should I do?

I have a pretty large size lump on my lower right back, I have tightness of my muscle on that side and pain sitting or standing. What should I do?

Be examined...: To diagnose the "lump" on your back you need to be examined by a physician. Make an appointment to see your doctor. If the lump is red, painful, or increasing in size consider being seen at an ER or urgent care over the weekend. ...Read more

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Rubbery, moveable lump lower right back by spine. About 1 inch in size. Lower right back ache for weeks. Massage/stretch/icyhot seem ineffective

Rubbery, moveable lump lower right back by spine. About 1 inch in size. Lower right back ache for weeks. Massage/stretch/icyhot seem ineffective

See your doctor: It needs to be checked out to assure it is not a malignancy. You have a lot of symptoms for your age, I would get the growth checked out to assure it is not a lymphoma.. ...Read more

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Severe back pain one day, feeling around noticed a hard lump, on my lower right back closer to my hip region. Feels as hard as a bone.

Severe back pain one day, feeling around noticed a hard lump, on my lower right back closer to my hip region. Feels as hard as a bone.

Back pain: Based on location and the hard lump sounds like a muscle spasm, try an over the counter pain reliever, chill out for a day or so and if it persists a consultation with your local doctor might be helpful. ...Read more

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Migraine with blurred vision? Lump lower right back of head. Not lymph node.

Migraine with blurred vision? Lump lower right back of head. Not lymph node.

Separate conditions: These conditions need to be treated separately. See your physician for migraine and lump evaluation, imaging and tests. ...Read more

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I have a small movable lump in my lower back, right side. Not painful. Should I worry? Lipoma? Nerofibroma?

Lipoma: Lipoma is a likely diagnosis, but a physician would have to diagnose it. Lack of redness, pain and tenderness means that it is not inflamed or infected and may not have to be removed unless it's in an area of the body where it's subjected to continual irritation or unless it's growing or unless the examining physician recommends its removal. ...Read more

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I have a nonpainful lump on my lower back right above my buttocks, that ive had for a long time it's recently gotten much larger. Is this a concern?

I have a nonpainful lump on my lower back right above my buttocks, that ive had for a long time it's recently gotten much larger. Is this a concern?

There are many: Potential causes for a lump as you describe. The only way to tell for sure if it is serious is to see a health care provider and be examined. If it is enlarging it is of greater concern. Don't delay. ...Read more

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I noticed a lump on my lower back, right on the left side of one of my vertebraes. It's visible to the eye and I can feel it with the hand. Not tender?

I noticed a lump on my lower back, right on the left side of one of my vertebraes. It's visible to the eye and I can feel it with the hand. Not tender?

Lump: Please make an appointment to see your Primary doctor about this. "Not tender" may still need to be examined by your doctor and also get xrays.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Lump on lower right side of my back, it is very painful. And u can not touch it.

Lump on lower right side of my back, it is very painful. And u can not touch it.

.: You cannot touch it because its painful. Seems to be as it is an abscess. Based on its size and severity, you need to see a doctor and get it worked up. ...Read more

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A hard lump on the lower right part of back of skull. It sometimes has a dull pain and doesn't grow. I've had it for a long while now. What is it?

A hard lump on the lower right part of back of skull. It sometimes has a dull pain and doesn't grow. I've had it for a long while now. What is it?

Many Possibilities: There are a large number of possibilities. If it isn't growing and doesn't seem tender or painful, then it likely is not an aggressive problem. However, you should talk to your primary doctor about getting imaging or going to see a Neurosurgeon ...Read more

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Have a small lump right side lower back next to my spine. I've had this for a few years. It hurts trying to stand straight have to take my time. Help.

Have a small lump right side lower back next to my spine. I've had this for a few years. It hurts trying to stand straight have to take my time. Help.

See MD: A lump on the lower back that hurts could be several things. Infection, cyst, tumor. Need in person MD exam and history to diagnose and treat this condition ...Read more

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Squishy lumps on lower back, why?

Squishy lumps on lower back, why?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower back lumps that are super painful?

Infection?: Lumps that are painful could be bacterials infection. See doc for appropriate exam and prescription of oral antibiotics. Once I proved they need to be rechecked for any possible underlying issues. ...Read more

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Small lump on lower left of the back, been there for about a month?

Small lump on lower left of the back, been there for about a month?

Hard to say: This could be a cyst (as in epidermal inclusion cyst) or a lipoma (as in a benign fatty tumor) or many other things. If you have any concerns you should have it formally examined by your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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In the lower right part of my back, there is a lump. What could it be?

In the lower right part of my back, there is a lump. What could it be?

Lump in back: There are many causes of back lumps including infection/abscess, cyst, lipoma, muscle spasm/strain etc. If lump is higher up at back of neck, it could from Cushing's disease. Regardless, you need to see your Family Doc for diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What does "no acute findings means" mean on xrays of lower back lumps?

It means: No abnormal findings that are new or that could have occurred in the near past. This is in contrast to "chronic" or "old appearing" findings, which may be seen incidentally on xrays or other diagnostic imaging studies. ...Read more

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Lump on lower left back. What could it be and how can I take care of it?

See a doctor: A physician needs to evaluate you. Your options are your primary care physician, dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I fell on my back and now have a lump on the lower side. It's not painful. Should it be evaluated?

See your family doc: Any lumps or bumps on our body should be evaluated by a doctor. You may have had this for a while and only noticed it when you fell. As it is painless it may be unrelated to the fall. You should see your Family Doctor to evaluate the 'bump' or lump ...Read more

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Hi I have movable lumps in my lower back I was wondering if you could tell me what they might be thank you?

Can not: Without a physical examination of the area and the lumps, it would be very difficult if almost impossible to tell you what they are. See a dr. For an evaluation and proper diagnosis, good luck to you. ...Read more